Make your experience cohesive and your teams efficient with a design system of parts and practices to serve your product teams.
It’s not just a living style guide. Modern organizations invest in systems so they can deliver innovative and beautiful products, together. We can guide you.
Designers are getting systematic with their work. They deliver systems as living, coded guides. Everyone’s thinking atomic and building modular.
EightShapes has 10+ years experience designing components, sustaining client libraries, and sharing what we know with 2009’s Modular Web Design and workshops worldwide.
We help you gather a group to collaborate through a series of working sessions, often paired with a large-group talk or two.
We help you pitch a vision and objectives, plan a roadmap, and articulate the library, products, and people involved.
We make a library with you, designing and documenting components, building guides, and forming a community.
3 month cycle
We can bring you in-house talks and hands-on activities customized to your needs.
Learn basic concepts and activities to start, spread and sustain a system for a single product or a large enterprise.
Dive into an immersive activity to visualize, slice up, group, label and prioritize your components.
Up to ½ day
Transition a system from project to product via roadmapping, a backlog, and aligning with product teams.
Up to ½ day
Design modularly, organize a library, and code up components and page types via hands-on activities.
Up to full day
Plan, architect, and design effective web-based style guides for code, patterns, and custom topics.
Up to ½ day
Get your team prioritizing objectives and articulating key results and stretch goals for a systems practice.
Since 2006, we've helped clients formulate strategies, create visual languages, design, build and document libraries, and operate across releases.
EightShapes contributes to the design community with writing, seminars, books, and toolkits to document UX and prototype in HTML & CSS.
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